Combating a New Virus Menance in Groundnut: An ICRISAT-NARS Success Story

ICRISAT, - (2003) Combating a New Virus Menance in Groundnut: An ICRISAT-NARS Success Story. Documentation. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics , Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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The problem Millions of smallholder farmers in the rainfed semi-arid tropics of theIndian subcontinentdepend on groundnut, sunflower, cotton and vegetable crops for their livelihood. A new threat to groundnut emerged in 2000 in the form of a virus that causes lethal necrosis. The virus cameto light in the district of Anantapur, a majorgroundnut producing area in India. This diseasepeanut stem necrosis disease (PSND), destroyed the majority of the crop in the dsitrict

Item Type: Monograph (Documentation)
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Subjects: Mandate crops > Groundnut
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2011 11:05
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2011 11:05
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/2983
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